U.S.S. FOX

(CG-33)

FAIRE SANS DIRE

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The USS FOX (CG-33), a Belknap-class guided missile cruiser, was commissioned on 8 MAY 1966. USS FOX served her country for 27 years, 11 months and 7 days, until decommissioned on 15 APR 1994.

The USS FOX (CG-33) deployment history and significant events of her service career follow:

CG-33 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1963 - Keel Date: 15 JAN 1963
at Todd Shipyards Corporation San Pedro CA
NOV 1964 - Launch Date: 21 NOV 1964
MAY 1966 - Commissioned: 8 MAY 1966
JUL 1967 - DEC 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1967 - Shellback Initiation - 27 NOV 1967 - Pacific Ocean
FEB 1969 - OCT 1969 Regular Overhaul
NOV 1969 - JUL 1970 REFRESHER TRAING DESRON FIVE SAN DIEGO
JUL 1970 - JUL 1971 West Pac
AUG 1971 - JAN 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1973 - JAN 1974 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1973 - Shellback Initiation - 2 APR 1973 - Indian Ocean
APR 1973 - Shellback Initiation - 2 APR 1973 - Pacific Ocean
AUG 1973 - JAN 1974 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1975 - JUL 1976 West Pac
NOV 1975 - JUL 1976 West Pac-Indian Ocean
FEB 1976 - Shellback Initiation - 14 FEB 1976 - Indian Ocean
FEB 1976 - AUG 1976 West Pac
JAN 1977 - JAN 1984 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN 1978 - Shellback Initiation - 28 JAN 1978 - Indian Ocean
FEB 1978 - SEP 1978 West Pac-Indian Ocean
APR 1978 - Shellback Initiation - 10 APR 1978 - Indian Ocean
APR 1978 - APR 1978 West Pac
AUG 1978 - AUG 1979 Dry Dock
OCT 1978 - MAY 1979 Regular Overhaul
SEP 1979 - SEP 1979 Engineroom Explosion - Main Circualting Pump #2 Steam Explosion
SEP 1981 - MAY 1982 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAY 1982 - Shellback Initiation - 31 MAY 1982 - Indian Ocean
MAR 1985 - SEP 1985 West Pac
OCT 1985 - Shellback Initiation - 8 OCT 1985 - Indian Ocean
JUN 1987 - Shellback Initiation - 23 JUN 1987 - Indian Ocean
JUN 1987 - DEC 1987 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
NOV 1987 - Shellback Initiation - 20 NOV 1987 - Pacific Ocean
DEC 1988 - JUN 1989 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
NOV 1991 - APR 1992 Desert Storm
JUN 1993 - DEC 1993 Desert Shield
APR 1994 - Decommissioned: 15 APR 1994

CG-33 General Specifications

Complement: 418 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 7930 tons

Length: 547 feet

Beam: 55 feet

Draft: 28 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 30 knots